Foundation and International
This page contains information on the club's activities in relation to The Rotary Foundation, International projects and our annual international trips
The Rotary Foundation We make an annual contribution to the Rotary Foundation which provides funding for Rotary worldwide initiatives such as End Polio Now and Scholars and provides grants to rotary clubs for their own projects both locally or internationally in partnership with other clubs. We normally raise funds for this contribution through our annual Winter Buffet.
End Polio Now is a long term Rotary programme in conjunction with the World Health Organisation and the Gates Foundation to eliminate polio worldwide. We try to make a specific contribution To end polio now every year.
Shelter Box is a charity which provides shelter and essential equipment and medical supplies for use in major natural disasters such as earthquakes, flooding and hurricanes.
Lend With Care is a programme which allows individuals or organisations to lend money to facilitate businesses in the underdeveloped world. As of January 2020 we had let £4593 through a total of 144 loans oof which £3926 had been repaid.
The Rainbow Trust Our most recent international project